Top 5 transfers of deadline day

There were a host of surprise signings and some top quality moving to the Premier League after last nights transfer deadline day antics. We take a look at the top 5 transfer of deadline day -  5. Abel Hernandez - Hull City -  Hull City have completed the signing of Abel Hernandez for an undisclosed fee, said to be around £9.5m …

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Oliver BainesTop 5 transfers of deadline day

Welbeck deal to join Arsenal has been agreed

Danny Welbeck has joined Arsenal from Manchester United On. Off. On. Off. On again? A deal for Danny Welbeck has been agreed. #AFC making their move! http://t.co/WjIRnyw7c7 pic.twitter.com/Y6ynHwF1Ao — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) September 1, 2014 Earlier today we  reported that Welbeck was undergoing a medical at Arsenal. It was said that Arsenal and Spurs were both tracking the …

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Oliver BainesWelbeck deal to join Arsenal has been agreed

Aston Villa bid for United’s Tom Cleverley

Aston Villa have launched an £8m bid for England and Manchester United midfielder, Tom Cleverley according to the Telegraph. Villa boss Paul Lambert is looking to bolster his midfield options this season to help compete a stay above the torrid relegation zone. Someone of Cleverley’s credentials at Villa could just prove to be a risk worth taking. A player who …

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Oliver BainesAston Villa bid for United’s Tom Cleverley

BREAKING NEWS – Roy Hodgson announces England squad and new captain

Today, Roy Hodgson has announced his England squad for the Euro 2016 qualification and there are a few surprises in store. Goalkeepers: Fraser Forster (Southampton), Ben Foster (West Bromwich Albion), Joe Hart (Manchester City) Defenders: Leighton Baines (Everton), Gary Cahill (Chelsea), Calum Chambers (Arsenal), Phil Jagielka (Everton), Phil Jones (Manchester United), Danny Rose (Tottenham Hotspur), John Stones (Everton) Midfielders: Jack Colback (Newcastle United), …

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Oliver BainesBREAKING NEWS – Roy Hodgson announces England squad and new captain

Frank Lampard retires from England duty

Frank Lampard has announced his retirement from England at the age of 36. Lampard has won an impressive 106 caps for his country and has been a fine servant for the Three Lions. Frank Lampard retires from International football. A fine player, an outstanding finisher and a credit to the game of football. — Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) August 26, 2014 …

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Oliver BainesFrank Lampard retires from England duty
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Liverpool complete £16m Balotelli deal

Liverpool have completed the signing of former Manchester City and A.C. Milan striker Mario Balotelli for £16m. The Italian has penned a three-year-deal with the Reds and he watched Liverpool succumb to the force of his former club Manchester City as they lost 3-1 last night at the Etihad. Speaking to BBC Sport, Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said, “I think …

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Oliver BainesLiverpool complete £16m Balotelli deal

Micah Richards set for Manchester City exit

Manchester City and England right back Micah Richards is looking set for a Manchester City exit this summer, however, the question is, to where? Touted with a move to Newcastle all summer, Richards has been out of favour at City, falling down the pecking order behind first choice, Pablo Zabaleta. With a promising future ahead of him, Richards career has …

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Oliver BainesMicah Richards set for Manchester City exit

Hull City to make £14m bid for England striker

Hull City are ready to unleash a phenominal bid to bring in Manchester United and England striker Danny Welbeck to the KC Stadium. The move comes in the light of Shane Longs £12m move to Southampton which we reported a few days ago. With all that cash in hand, Steve Bruce is willing to put all of his eggs in one basket …

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Oliver BainesHull City to make £14m bid for England striker

Tottenham ready to snap up English defender

Tottenham are closing in on their third signing of the transfer window. Spurs have already lured in Swansea duo Michel Vorm and Ben Davies and they now look set to add Eric Dier to their collection. The England U-21 has rejected a new contract at Sporting Lisbon has he edges closer to a move to Tottenham. According to the Telegraph, Dier …

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Oliver BainesTottenham ready to snap up English defender

Arsenal Legend joins…Twitter!

I’ve been watching for a long time, about time I gave Twitter a go… — Sol Campbell (@SolManOfficial) July 18, 2014 Former Arsenal Legend, Sol Campbell has jumped on the bandwagon and finally joined Twitter. Campbell, 39, posted up in one of his first tweets his delight at being apart of Arsenal’s unveiling of their new partnership with Puma. The …

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Oliver BainesArsenal Legend joins…Twitter!

Is a Manchester City move right for England’s Ross Barkley?

Earlier today we linked Everton’s Ross Barkley will Manchester City as a potential replacement for Yaya Toure. Would a move for Ross Barkley be the best thing for England though? Lets take a look at some of the players who have made the move, possibly blinded by the money and fame, possibly believing they are better than they actually are …

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England now 20th in World rankings – a lesson to be learned

The revised FIFA World Rankings have been revealed now that the World Cup is over. It throws about a few surprises and shocks, but also accentuates the position of the worlds best. England, no doubt will be the talking point. Prior to this ranking, England were placed 10th. A fair position for a side who were about to embark on a …

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Oliver BainesEngland now 20th in World rankings – a lesson to be learned
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Cheer up England fans – eight World Cup reasons to be positive

So how was the World Cup for you? Ok I know it is far from over, but for every England fan it kind of finishes tonight as England take on the mighty Costa Rica. Yet even with every English fan lowering their expectations for the World Cup there still seems to be a massive amount of people who are disappointed …

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If only England had this Real Madrid and Arsenal duo…

Many have asked the question whether England would have faired better at the World Cup if Welsh duo, Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey lived just those few extra miles west of the country and could qualify to play for the Three Lions? England fell at the first hurdle of the World Cup and will be bitterly disappointed after showing signs …

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Oliver BainesIf only England had this Real Madrid and Arsenal duo…

Arsenal fans – Do you care whether England win tonight?

Well, possibly not if you aren’t English, but if you are lucky enough to be have been born or live in this wonderful country how are you feeling about tonight’s crucial game with Montenegro. Is it a must watch because you want to cheer the team onto World Cup qualification? Or is a must watch because you want to get …

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AshleyArsenal fans – Do you care whether England win tonight?
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Why history will be kind to Liverpool and England’s boy wonder Michael Owen

Simon Poulter, of What Would David Bowie Do? fame -puts the case for the England striker In much of the world, we’ve become quite used to the commonly employed calendar system. We know that this is 2013 AD, and at some point in time there was a year 1AD. Before that, we had the BC era, which goes back to, …

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AshleyWhy history will be kind to Liverpool and England’s boy wonder Michael Owen
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Is Everton’s Leighton Baines the footballer with the best music taste? His top albums of 2012 revealed – Tame Impala, Richard Hawley and more!

Everton and England footballer Leighton Baines may have just revealed himself as the player with the best taste in music, after revealing his top albums of 2012 on the club’s website. The defender picked Dr John’s “Locked Down” as his album of the year, saying he was impressed by The Black Key’s Dan Auerbach who had produced the album. Baines …

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Gerald LynchIs Everton’s Leighton Baines the footballer with the best music taste? His top albums of 2012 revealed – Tame Impala, Richard Hawley and more!
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St George’s Park and the tech-savvy future of the FA’s football coaching schools

While all eyes are on the 2012 Olympics as the nation’s favoured sporting occasion for this year, the summer also offers the Euro 2012 international football tournament. After a string of disappointing performances at the top-flight of football for the England senior’s squad, blame often falls at the feet of the FA, and the coaching staff, as ex-England manager Fabio …

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Gerald LynchSt George’s Park and the tech-savvy future of the FA’s football coaching schools